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A Prelude to Performance

A Prelude to Performance Instructional Methods for Introducing a Musical Selection  By NAfME Member Lori Schwartz Reichl This article was originally published in the February 2020 teacher edition of In Tune…

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History of the Guitar in the United States

History of the Guitar in the United States  By Ricardo Paz  NAFME Council for Guitar Education Member Director, Capital High School Guitar Program, Santa Fe, New Mexico   Nineteenth-Century Guitar…

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10 Facts about the Bassoon

10 Facts about the Bassoon By Vivian Yan Article originally posted on OUPblog   Rising to popularity in the 16th century, the bassoon is a large woodwind instrument that belongs to…

Jazz 100: Centennial Birthdays

Jazz 100: Centennial Birthdays By Brendan Lyons Article originally posted on JW Pepper Blog     The year 1917 was monumental in jazz history, but not just because it was the…